NYT: A Conversation With my Black Son

This is from NYT’s ‘A Conversation With My Black Son.’ For generations, parents of black boys across the United States have rehearsed, dreaded and postponed “The Conversation.” But when their boys become teenagers, parents must choose whether or not to expose their sons to what it means to be a black […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD

If you do a google search for “Bill Deblasio’s Family,” the names and their relationship to DiBlasio all come up.  That’s odd enough on it’s own.  He has a son named Dante. [View the story “Bill DiBlasio and the NYPD” on Storify]   When you google Dante de Blasio you […]

About That Time I Got Asked to Take Someone’s Bags to Their Car

“I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized trip I took to Target, not highly disguised, the only person who came up to me in the store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. […]

The Most Important Thing I Have Ever Said, Revisited

Back in the past I said this.  I wanted it to be the most important thing that I had ever said, and something that I would have wanted you to remember me by when I am gone. Turns out that while it’s the most important thing that I have said, […]

*Repost* Loud Music Trial Part 1

This is called a Repost because I posted it an another blog.  Now that I have this one I am posting it here.   1.  Relevant Facebook thing: 2.  Relevant Words With that said, there’s another way to look at this. If Dunn had killed Davis and his friends—or if he had […]